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Name:Upper Hey
Hill number:16509
Height:446m / 1463ft
Parent (Ma):2807  Kinder Scout
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Sheffield (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SK 17777 94292
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:31m
Col:415m  SK181942  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 110
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 63 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
6 of 6 bagged the summit then a very steep descent to the footpath below and miles back to the car at salters brook bridgeThe-Z-Man08/09/2019
Parked in the car park on the A616 just south of the A628 at Langsett and did a circuit of Margery Hill, Howden Edge, Upper Hey, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones and Horse Stone Naze. 6h 33m for 17.3 miles although one or two slight navigational errors.clivevilla20/08/2019
With Alexjthomson6nr930/07/2019
From Fairholmes car park now £5 for the day. Along east side of reservoirs and followed path up Howden Clough. Then returned the route. Straightforward walk which was 8 miles long and took 3 hours. Sheffield UA now complete.Alan Caine11/01/2019
From Fairholmes via Howden Clough. Followed the ATV tracks from the grouse butts. Then onto High Stones via the 'direct' route.RedAndy5430/12/2018
direct from Howden Edge High Stones, afterwards to Horse Stone NazeIanHHill06/09/2018
From the east there is a gate @ SK182943. From here an ATV follows a line of grouse butts and onto the hill, almost to the summitcarole engel19/04/2018
Parked at Upper Derwent Resevoir up Holden clough and over to Upper Hey. Very snowy with very little visibility - got very cold!nell158320/01/2018
From the N end of Ladybower via Howden Edge, straight off Howden Edge via the shooting butts. Final Sheffield Tump and also final Tump in Trent catchment area. With Alan.Campbell Singer04/01/2018
Ladybower, Back Tor, Howden Edge, Upper Hey.ijpowell29/09/2017
From parking on A616. BW to Margery Hill, High Stones, Upper Hey, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones, Horse Stone Naze and back via Outer Edge. From High Stones headed towards gate and obvious route to HP.PeterD04/09/2017
Awkward one to pull in pathless on long walk around edges -made for a very steep ascent of High Stones afterwardsMark Sims07/05/2017
Cold and clear November day with the two Spoons.RichieRambler26/11/2016
1st of 7 hills on a route from Fairholmes visitor centre to Dunford bridge. Took train from Nottingham to Sheffield then bus 273 to the visitor centre. I Followed the Eastern side of the reservoir before taking the footpath beside Howden Clough. I veered off this as it circumnavigates the hill. Beautiful heather moors. Intercepted path to climb directly up to Howden edge.Dazingdale23/08/2016
From Fairholmes carpark (£4.70 for the day). With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave07/05/2016
Solo. Picked up as a consolation on an unplanned early descent from high ground.Aimless Rambler30/04/2016
Continuation of walk from Margery Hill. Dropped down off escarpment where the slope was gentler and followed sheep tracks down to the hill's col. From there an overgrown ATV track starting by a grouse butt took me up all the way to the summit area. To descend, returned to col and took paths down Howden Clough to the reservoir track and thence south back to Fairholmes. Solo.Man of Kernow120/04/2016
My final Sheffield top, to complete 60 Counties before the tamperers get to work again. With Judy. As AJ: found a bit of a track on the outside of the fence line along the top edge. Returned with face black with drowned midges.GordonAdshead30/08/2015
With Jo, from Fairholmes cp: Howden Clough onto Upper Hey, then onto Margery Hill and Howden Edge (High Stones), returning along track below Nether Hey. Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility.amblerbob08/08/2015
On way out to Crow Stones. Nearly missed this one, walked around it several times until I sussed out what it wasMypoorblisters07/06/2015
Parked by end of the Windle Edge road, then walk to Lady Cross -> Round Hill -> Hoar Stones -> Horse Stone Naze -> Outer Edge -> Margery Hill -> High Stones, then attempted to find Upper Hey (proved quite hard from above!) before going back the way I came. Back to the car then a quick trip up to Dead Edge End too before coming home (thanks moorsman for the suggested route :) )the_adam28/05/2015
5/6 did as part of circuit of east side of reservoir.Dropped down from Howden edge (upper Stones)Fergalh02/05/2015
Detour from Derwent watershed walk.Wheelsy29/03/2015
Ciruict of Upper Hey, High Stones, Margery Hill, Outer Edge, Hoar Stones, Horse Stone Naze.PeteF28/09/2014
Parking by the reservoir ( you can park a few hundred meters along the road and save the £4.70) along the Western side of the reservoirs then up to Howden Moor, over Nether Hey, Row Top, High Stones, Wilfrey Edge, Margery Hill, Howden Edge, Broadhead Clough Head, Outer Edge, then back via Cut Gate End, to the northern edge of Howden reservoir, 22km and 1050m of of accents. Great walk. Both pillars in good condition, Outer Edge looking very exposed at the base. Amazing views in all directions. Boggy old walk over to Outer Edge even in the summer.griefmiester05/09/2014
Missed this on an earlier ascent of Margery Hill from Howden. Drove to end of permitted road at 'King's Oak Tree'. Around head of Howden reservoir and up steep hillside. Walk along top, not much of a path, to heathery summit. Two deer seen near summit.Aye Jimmy23/04/2014
On a complete circuit of the Howden Reservoirmoorsman21/03/2012
YesFlipperfeet20/03/2012
Fairholmes to Black Tor to Howden Edge back to Fairholmes on a bright blue sky day with cool wind. 100th Dewey and another GR8 one. I took in this top just in case.Dugswell208/03/2011
On descent from Margery Hill, on the way home after a LONG night in the Bleaklow Bothy.DanHolme02/03/2007
pleasant summit & situation. from Fairholmes car pk via tk E side of resrs RHW25/01/2003
With: muhc; From top end of Ladybower Resr. Up to Back Tor. Then N to Howden Edge and round to Outer Edge & Horse Stone. Down to Derwent and along Derwent Resr back to top of Ladybower.Ian Baines02/11/1975
Steve Q12/04/2019
Paul H12/04/2019
Nick Canute25/03/2019
ad-lib31/12/2018
RichardM19/12/2018
Alan Whatley04/01/2018
ekins1101/11/2017
chalky195329/10/2017
DARRENG17/04/2017
clique29/12/2016
mart079712/08/2016
ianwatson08/04/2016
andrew brown10/02/2016
kev6528/11/2015
holtsd19/09/2015
MM15/07/2015
mae15/05/2015
geoffreycurnock06/05/2015